(updated 05/25/15)

FCT Advancement Session - Tue, May 26, 6:30p.

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Jun 11, 6:00p, SJD Rm 208.

 

********** Summer camps **********

Off to camp we go !

Departure
  dates:
 
June 13 Hale Scout Reservation, OK
June 13 Philmont Scout Ranch, NM
June 14 Rio Grande canoe trip, TX
June 21 Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, TX
July 4 Camp Daniel Boone, NC
July 8 San Marcos Canoe Trip, TX
July 12 Bob Marshall backpacking, MT
Late July Ireland biking trek

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events

At the Court of Honor on Tuesday, May 5, Troop 55 presented rank advancements and merit badges earned in the prior month.  In addition, Shaw Butler, Henry Clark, Sloan Crady and Jack Niermeyer received the Eagle Scout rank.  If you earned a merit badge or new rank and did not receive your award at the Court of Honor, please see Mrs. Barnes at one of the upcoming Troop Meetings.

The next Court of Honor will be in September 2015.

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Merit Badge News

Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinator Monica Betz via email or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.

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Volunteers

We need YOU!   In a Troop our size, the "official" adult leaders can’t possibly do it all.  We have both "outdoor" and "indoor" jobs for adult.  We’re friendly and supportive, we’ll train you, and you’ll have a great time.  Experience shows that, the more involved a Scout's parent is in the Troop’s adult leadership, the more likely the Scout is to remain in Scouting and someday earn the rank of Eagle Scout.

To volunteer or discuss how you can assist the troop, please contact Suanne Bouvier, our Scout Parent Coordinator, or stop by the sign-up table on Tuesday evening.  Also, you can volunteer by completing the form at this link.  This form gives descriptions of various roles.

 

Advancement reports and contact lists
Updated advancement reports have been posted to this website.  There is a separate report for each scout that shows rank advancement, merit badges earned, and leadership positions held.  This information is based on the Court of Honor on May 5.  Click on "Records" under Advancement in the index.
 
Updated contact lists for scouts and adult leaders have also been posted.  The reports show the BSA registration number for each scout and adult.  Click on "Membership" in the index.

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first class trail

FCT Advancement Sessions
May 26, 6:30p - Tuesday Advancemt Session
    - Reqmt S-9a, dangers of drugs
All FCT session are held at SJD unless otherwise stated.

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training

Youth Training:
NYLT, Jun 7-12 & 15-20   ►   Link

Adult Training:
Fast Start, online course   ►   Link
This is Scouting, online   ►   Link
Youth Protection, online   ►   Link

scoop 55

Need to add or remove your email to/from the mailing list? To make changes, please provide the updated info to Tara Henke at registrar@troop55.org or 713-557-4044.